U.S. air advisors train Forces Armées Nigeriennes members
Forces Armées Nigeriennes (Niger Armed Forces) personnel and the 409th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron air advisors pose for a photo after the FAN graduation ceremony for a small unit tactics and operations course at Nigerien Air Base 201, Niger, Feb. 13, 2020. During the eight-week course, the air advisors taught 50 FAN members the skills necessary to operate in a combat environment, better preparing the personnel for situations they could face once deployed to deter violent extremist organizations in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Alex Fox Echols III)